Saturday, May 29, 2010

Dennis Hopper

*in other news today*

Dennis Hopper died today. He was 74. Dennis Hopper — actor, filmmaker, photographer, art collector, world-class burnout, first-rate survivor — never blew it. Unlike the villains and freaks he has played over the decades — the psycho with the mommy complex in “Blue Velvet,” the mad bomber with the grudge in “Speed” — he has made it through the good, the bad and some spectacularly terrible times. He rode out the golden age of Hollywood by roaring into a new movie era with “Easy Rider.” He hung out with James Dean, played Elizabeth Taylor’s son, acted for Quentin Tarantino. He has been rich and infamous, lost and found, the next big thing, the last man standing.
Our thoughts are with his family during this time, he has passed through this life which was stricken with prostate cancer and into a more peaceful place in the here after.

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Tesseract said...

I am truly going to miss Mr Hopper's outspoken style... RIP

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